Area Attractions and Statues

Montana's Hidden Treasure

Local sculptor, Bob Schulze, has placed several statues around Treasure County. Arriving in Hysham from I-94, see the lion in City Park. A grizzly bear, can be found at the Friendly Corner, across from the bank. Just off main street, the school Pirate mascots are located in front of the Hysham Public School. Further down the main street, Sacajawea, William Clark, Pomp, and the Hunter plus a white buffalo have been placed on the lawn of the Yucca Theatre. The newest statues, a wooly mammoth and saber tooth tiger, are also located at the Yucca Theatre.

Statues of Sacajawea, Pomp, William Clark, and the Hunter are located at Hysham’s Yucca Theatre.

Treasure County 89'ers museum and yucca theater

The Treasure County 89ers Museum originated in 1989 with the renovation of a building on Hysham’s main street. Local history is being preserved with displays and exhibits including an early day soda fountain that has been restored and is used on special occasions. The museum is open 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Other appointments can be arranged by calling 406-342-5259 or 406-342-5252.

Located across the street from the museum is the Yucca Theatre and Manning House which is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Built in 1931 by Dave and Jim Manning, the theater is an impressive example of mission style and the prominent historic landmark on Hysham’s main street. Tours are available by calling 406-342-5259 or 406-342-5252.

Other activities

During the summer, enjoy Hysham’s swimming pool — located at City Park — along with covered picnic facilities.

The Yellowstone River in Eastern Montana is renowned worldwide for the quality and abundance of agates found on its shores. Hunt for agates while you’re in the Hysham area!

Fishing is also excellent along the Yellowstone. 7 miles west of Hysham on Highway 311 at Myers Bridge there is a launching ramp at the state fishing access site.

An abundance of deer, antelope, pheasants, geese, turkeys, grouse, sage hens, and ducks make excellent hunting in Treasure County.

Sanders Gym

7 miles east of Hysham on Old Highway 10 is Sanders Gym, also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1940, this log building served as a gymnasium for Sanders School as well as a place to gather for the community. Call 406-342-5252 for more information